Civil Liability in Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Quiz 12 :

Section 1983 Actions in Law Enforcement

Quiz 12 :

Section 1983 Actions in Law Enforcement

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According to the American Medical Association, how many women are assaulted by their male partner annually?
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C

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Which of the following is a factor in determining whether to undertake a police pursuit?
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D

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Which of the following is an essential category of a pursuit policy?
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When can a police officer stop, detain, and full-scale search an individual on the street?
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When do domestic violence cases increase the liability for police officers?
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Which of the following is the most common type of false imprisonment claim?
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The United States Supreme Court ruled that roadblocks designed to stop an individual from fleeing from the police are "seizures" under the Fourteenth Amendment.
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Which of the following is NOT a true statement about racial profiling?
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Which of the following is NOT one of the essential components of an arrest?
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An arrest is a simple, singular act.
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Probable cause is waived incident to an arrest.
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What is the definition of a legal search?
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The United States Supreme Court in Payton v. New York (1980) held that, absent exigent circumstances, nonconsensual entry into a person's home is prohibited under the Fourteenth Amendment.
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Which of the following is an example of exigent circumstances that would allow a police officer to search an individual's home without the individual's consent?
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Which of the following is a common type of false arrest claim?
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When is a strip search or body cavity search warranted for law enforcement?
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Every day more than four women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in the United States.
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Which of the following is an example of a failure to protect claim for law enforcement?
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Which of the following is an example of a §1983 case involving a SRT?
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What percent of female victims were stalked by the person who killed them?
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